Eula Josephine Channell Smith

Born: Mon., Aug. 14, 1911
Died: Sat., Feb. 7, 2004

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Eula Josephine Channell Smith, 92, of Greensboro, GA died Saturday, February 7, 2004 at Minnie G. Boswell Memorial Hospital. A lifelong resident of Greene County, she was born August 14, 1911 to the late Henry Thomas Channell and Annie Louise Epps Channell. She was a homemaker and was a member of the Union Point Worship Center where she was secretary and treasurer and taught Sunday School. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by eight daughters, Martha May Kilgore and husband Merle of Gyton, GA, Patricia Mize and husband Rollin of Greensboro, GA, Carolyn Hoyt and husband Herbert of Between, GA, Shirley Higdon of White Plains, GA, Nancy Cason and husband Denny of Stephens, GA, Denise Bashore and husband Joe of Greensboro, GA, Jane Winslett and husband Dwight of Woodville, GA and Wanda Wilkes and husband Ronnie of Greensboro, GA; four sons, Buford Smith and wife Charlotte of Oakwood, GA, Franklin Smith and wife Pauline of Milledgeville, GA, N. J. Smith and wife Alice of Hudson, FL and Robert Smith and wife Rachel of Greensboro, GA; a sister, Doris Garrett of Mooresville, NC; 48 grandchildren; 60 great grandchildren; and 4 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fletcher Lee Smith; and a daughter Frances Smith.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 10, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. at Liberty United Methodist Church with Rev. Gary Nicholas, Rev. Jeff Daws and Rev. Kerwin Kilgore officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Keith Kilgore, Randy Smith, Chad Madden, Duane Higdon, Ron Herrington and Brad Wilkes. Honorary pallbearers are Jimmy Herrington, Lee Smith and B. J. Wilkes. The family requests that any memorials be made to Gideons International, P. O. Box 925, Athens, GA 30603. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday night at the Funeral Home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements.Visit us online at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the guest register.

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David & Jeanie Ashley
   Posted Sun February 08, 2004
We are sorry for your loss, If you need anything let us know. Our prayers are with you in this time of need. David & Jeanie

carlene lindsey noggle
   Posted Sun February 08, 2004
JANE,DENISE,WANDA AND FAMILY: WE ARE SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR MOM'S PASSING.I KNOW THE HEARTACHE YOU MUST BE FEELING AND PRAY GOD WILL GIVE YOU STRENGTH TO CARRY ON. I REMEMBER THE GOOD TIMES WE ALL HAD AS CHILDREN... THE TIMES I SPENT THE NIGHT WITH YALL WERE SO MUCH FUN.... AND THE TIMES WE ALL WENT TO CHURCH TOGETHER.THESE ARE AMONG SOME OF MY BEST CHILDHOOD MEMORIES!I KNOW YOU TAKE COMFORT IN THE FACT THAT YOU HAD GOOD CHRISTIAN PARENTS..THE LAST TIME I SAW AUNT EULA; DANNY'S FAMILY WERE ON GWYNELLS PORCH RIGHT BELOW YOUR MOM'S, AND ROY WAS PLAYING AND SINGING GOSPEL SONGS...WELL AUNT EULA MUST HAVE HEARD US, CAUSE I LOOKED UP AND THERE SHE WAS STANDING ON THE SIDEWALK AND SINGING "WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN!" I GOT HER A CHAIR AND SHE STAYED AND HELPED US SING TIL WE ALL GOT THROUGH AND I WALKED HER HOME...EVEN IN HER ADVANCED AGE, SHE STILL REMEMBERED THOSE WORDS TO THE SONG!!I AM SO GLAD THAT IS MY LAST MEMORY OF HER,BECAUSE WHEN I THINK OF YOUR MOM AND MR. FLETCHER; I TEND TO ALWAYS THINK OF CHURCH, AND GOSPEL SONGS, AND ALL THE GOOD TIMES WE HAD. JUST WANTED TO LET YOU KNOW THAT I LOVED HER TOO...AND IF I CAN BE OF ANY HELP...LET ME KNOW. LOVE ALWAYS, CARLENE & DANNY